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Brazil: AstraZeneca & Oxford University Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Volunteer Dies

Oct 22, 2020, 4:32 PM IST

Brazilian health authority Anvisa on Wednesday said a volunteer in a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca & Oxford University had died, but added that the trial would continue. Reports said the volunteer had been given a placebo & not the trial vaccine. CNN Brasil reported that the volunteer was a 28-year-old man who lived in Rio de Janeiro and died from COVID-19 complications.

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